Harvest Distributes Food Boxes To Lafayette County, AR This Week
Harvest Regional Food Bank gets back out on the road this week to distribute emergency food boxes for Lafayette County, Arkansas residents only, this Wednesday, October 19, 2022, starting at 9 AM.
The Distribution is scheduled to last until approximately 11 AM or until all boxes have been distributed. This will take place at the Lafayette County Fairgrounds located at 1360 Hwy 82 in Lewisville, AR 71854.
This is a Drive-Thru Distribution, the food boxes will be distributed directly from the Harvest Truck to your vehicle, there is no need to exit your vehicle for any reason.
“With the recent rise in hunger, it’s more important than ever that Harvest meet the needs of our food-insecure families where they are,” says Camille Coker Wrinkle, CEO/Executive Director. “Our goal is to continue making sure families have the food they need, even during this challenging time.”
What You Need:
Recipients must bring photo identification or proof of address to verify they are a resident of Lafayette County to be able to receive this distribution.
Limitations are 1 box per household and 2 households per vehicle maximum.
The next Mobile Pantry for Lafayette County is scheduled for December 7, 2022.
Harvest Regional Food Bank is an equal opportunity provider.
Last year, Harvest distributed 3.2M meals and served over 60,000 individuals in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas. Both states consistently rank in the top 10 for the highest incidents of hunger. Nearly 20% of our local residents miss meals due to food insecurity, including 1 in 4 children. Harvest works to eliminate hunger through its Food Banking, Food Rescue, School Backpack and Mobile Pantry programs